Roots to Branches

Soup for a Cause

The Power of Music Have you ever been to an event where you reflected on how you can be a more kind and more generous person and felt inspired throughout the entire experience? That was how I felt during the William Prince concert last Sunday at the Fredericton Playhouse as part of the Harvest Music […]

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7 Dietary Strategies for Endometriosis

Endometriosis is a gynecological disorder that involves having uterine-like tissue grow outside of the uterus. Symptoms of Endometriosis Symptoms of endometriosis can include, but are not limited to: cyclic pelvic pain,  chronic pelvic pain, painful vaginal intercourse,  painful urination,  painful bowel movements,  infertility,  fatigue,  heavy menstrual bleeding,  bleeding between cycles It also seems that those […]

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Top 7 Things to Know About AMH and your Fertility

One blood level that folks can get very stressed about in regards to their fertility is their AMH (Anti-Müllerian hormone) level.    AMH is a substance produced by cells in ovary follicles when they are in the preantral phase of development (meaning, they are very small and early in the growth phase).   Testing AMH […]

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The Thyroid Revive Program Webinar Series

It is common to feel like you are hitting a wall with your thyroid health. Maybe your labs are normal but you’re always cold, have brain fog, and collapse on the couch every night. With hypothyroidism myself I certainly have felt many of these things! Medication is effective, but many people report lingering symptoms and […]

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3 Dietary Strategies to Boost Your Fertility

Originally, the Mediterranean diet was touted as the most fertility-friendly diet. Although following a Mediterranean diet does still improve live birth rates, the research found that the more you increased your compliance with the diet, didn’t necessarily continue to correlate with an increased chance of live birth; ie, the benefits seemed to plateau after a […]

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You’re Stressed and You Don’t Realize It

A Typical Day in the Life of a Busy Woman Women often describe their day, something like this:  she gets her family ready for school and work in the morning, making breakfast and lunches for all, and then either takes her own breakfast on the road with her (coffee and a granola bar), grabs a […]

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Three Dietary Strategies to Improve your PMS

What is Pre-Menstrual Syndrome (PMS)? It is believed that Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) affects up to 40% of women of reproductive age. PMS is essentially when women experience a number of psychological and physical symptoms in the second half of their menstrual cycle that completely resolves by day two of their menses.  PMS can affect women […]

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Your Body is Talking. Are you Listening?

I was so excited to check out the new Podcast recapping episodes of Parks and Recreation, called Parks and Recollection.  It is by far one of my favourite funny shows, the characters are just so good.  Any fans out there??  I was listening to the fourth podcast while walking my 85-pound chocolate lab through the […]

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My Top Five Personal Care Products that Work

Do you ever slather yourself with lotion or sunscreen and not think anything of it?  Of course, you have. I know I have.   You often think about the food you eat 🥗 and exercise 🏃 as part of your health plan, but you don’t always think about what you are putting on your body as […]

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Let’s Stop Normalizing Period Pain

News flash:  your period pain should not be debilitating; you should not be missing work because of your menstrual cycle – this is not normal.  If you have to take more than two over-the-counter pain medications per month to manage your period pain, this is a sign of inflammation and worth questioning.  Period pain has […]

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